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Top tournament results: Royal Portrush (Dunluce)

The main tournaments played at Royal Portrush (Dunluce) are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on the winners, their scores and prize money.

1947
Europe
Bradshaw, Harry
290
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Bradshaw, Harry

Score

290

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Irish Open. Second-placed Flory Van Donck (Belg) finished 2 shots behind Bradshaw (Ire). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Whitcombe, Charles

Score

289

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Irish Open. Second-placed and defending champion Abe Mitchell (Eng) finished 8 shots behind Whitcombe (Eng). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Panton, Cathy

Score

166 (+14)

Prize money

Title sponsor

State Express

Played as the inaugural State Express Women's Professional Championship (Sept 21/22; 36-hole event). Panton (Scot) beat Amanda "Mandy" Middleton (Eng) in a playoff. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2019
Majors
269 (-15)
$1,935,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Lowry, Shane

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$1,935,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (148th) (July 18-21). Second-placed Tommy Fleetwood (Eng) finished 6 shots behind 32-year-old Lowry (Ire), whose course record 63 in the third round set-up his first major championship win. Lowry became the fifth Irishman to take home the Claret Jug, and the first to achieve his victory on Irish soil. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1937
Europe
Gadd, Bert
284
£150
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gadd, Bert

Score

284

Prize money

£150

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Irish Open. Second-placed Jimmy Adams (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Gadd (Eng), who finished with eagle threes on the two closing holes (both par-5s in those days) to clinch his win. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Faulkner, Max

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

£300

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (80th) (July 4-6). Second-placed Antonio Cerda (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Faulkner (Eng). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Brian

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (9th) (July 27-30). Barnes (Scot) beat Bob Murphy (USA) at the third playoff hole. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Player, Gary

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (11th) (July 24-27). Player (RSA) beat John Bland (RSA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Brian

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (10th) (July 25-28). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) and David Oakley (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Barnes (Scot). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1980
Europe
Thomson, Muriel
236 (+8)
£600
Viscount

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Thomson, Muriel

Score

236 (+8)

Prize money

£600

Title sponsor

Viscount

Played as the Viscount Double Glazing Championship (Sept 25-27; 54-hole event). Second-placed Dale Reid (Scot) and Jenny Lee Smith (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Thomson (Scot). [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1981
Europe
Leveque, Sarah
228 (E)
£600
Smirnoff

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Leveque, Sarah

Score

228 (E)

Prize money

£600

Title sponsor

Smirnoff

Played as the Smirnoff Ulster Women's Championship (May 28-30). 23-year-old Leveque (USA) beat Christine Langford (Eng) at the first playoff hole. Defending champion Muriel Thomson (Scot) was third. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Huggett, Brian

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

£60,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (12th) (Aug 6-9). Huggett (Wales) beat Eddie Polland (N. Ire) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th), to claim back-to-back wins on the European Snr Tour. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2004
Majors
284 (-4)
€237,365
Mastercard

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Oakley, Pete

Score

284 (-4)

Prize money

€237,365

Title sponsor

Mastercard

The Senior British Open Championship presented by MasterCard (18th) (July 22-25; second year as a senior major). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) and Eduardo Romero (Arg) finished 1 shot behind Oakley (USA), the first golfer to come through a qualifying event to win this championship. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Donaldson, Jamie

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€333,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Irish Open (Jun 28-Jul 1). Second-placed Rafa Cabrero-Bello (Esp), Anthony Wall (Eng) and Fabrizio Zanotti (Par) finished 4 shots behind Donaldson (Wales), who claimed his first European Tour win at the 255th attempt. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Connor, Christy Jr

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

€88,620

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior British Open (13th) (July 22-25). Second-placed John Bland (RSA) finished 3 shots behind first-time European Snr Tour winner Christy O'Connor Jr (Ire). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2011
Amateur
Taylor, Lauren
6 & 5
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Taylor, Lauren

Score

6 & 5

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (108th). 16-year old Taylor (Eng) beat Alexandra Bonetti (Fra) 6 and 5 to become the youngest ever winner of this title, which dates back to 1893. [Dunluce course, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2014
Amateur
Bradley, Neil
2 & 1
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Bradley, Neil

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (119th). Bradley (Scot) beat Lombard Zander (RSA) 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland, and early rounds also at Portstewart GC].

1993
Amateur
Pyman, Iain
37th hole
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Pyman, Iain

Score

37th hole

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (98th). Pyman (Eng) beat Paul Page (Eng) at the 37th hole. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Carr, Joe

Score

8 & 7

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (65th). Carr (Ire) beat Bob Cochran (USA) 8 and 7 in the final. [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1955
Amateur
Valentine, Jessie
7 & 6
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Valentine, Jessie

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (52nd). Valentine (Scot, née Anderson) beat Barbara Romack (USA) 7 and 6 in the final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Wethered, Joyce

Score

7 & 6

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (27th). Wethered (Eng) beat Mrs. F. Cautley (Eng) in the 36-hole final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Campbell, Dorothy

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (19th). Campbell (Scot) beat Violet Hezlet (Ire) 3 and 2 in the final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1903
Amateur
Adair, Rhona
4 & 3
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Adair, Rhona

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (11th). Adair (Ire) beat Florence Walker-Leigh (Ire) 4 and 3 in the all-Irish final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1895
Amateur
Scott, Lady Margaret
5 & 4
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Scott, Lady Margaret

Score

5 & 4

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (3rd). Lady Margaret Scott (Eng) beat Emma M. Lythgoe (Eng) 5 and 4 in the final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1995
Amateur
Hall, Julie
3 & 2
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Hall, Julie

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (92nd). Hall (Eng, née Wade) beat Kristel Mourgue D'Algue (Fra) 3 and 2 in the final. [Dunluce course, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

1939
Amateur
Barton, Pamela
2 & 1
n/a
LGU

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Barton, Pamela

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (42nd). Barton (Eng) beat Mrs T. Marks (N.Ire) 2 and 1 in the final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Lacoste, Catherine

Score

1 hole

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

LGU

The Ladies' British Open Amateur Championship (66th). Lacoste (Fra) beat Ann Irvin (Eng) by 1 hole in the final. [Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

2025
Majors
Jul 17-20
tba
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Score

Jul 17-20

Prize money

tba

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (153rd). [Dunluce Links, Royal Portrush GC, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland].

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